Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Virginia S. Woodlief

OXFORD — Virginia Smith Woodlief, age 92, a former resident of Wilton, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

She was a native of Wake County and the daughter of the late Clarence Smith and Eleanor Smith and the widow of Pender L. Woodlief.

She was a member of Brassfield Baptist Church, where she served as a deacon, a Sunday school teacher, WMU director and a member of the choir. She participated in all church activities until she became disabled. She was a hair stylist and retired from Baldwin Beauty Salon in Durham, where she worked for many years. She enjoyed life, enjoyed traveling, loved her family and friends and her church.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 18, at 11 a.m. at Brassfield Baptist Church by the Rev. Drew Grumbles and the Rev. Neil Woodlief.

She is survived by a son, the Rev. Neil Woodlief and wife Ann of Oxford; one granddaughter, Pamela Woodlief Kearney and husband Tony of Franklinton; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Kearney of Greenville; and one sister, Betty S. Strahley of Delaware.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Clifton Smith.

The family will receive visitors at J.M. White Funeral Home in Henderson on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of Neil and Ann Woodlief, 3179 Sam Usry Road, Oxford.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Brassfield Baptist Church, 2072 NC 96, Creedmoor, NC 27522.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

 

Henry L. Best

HENDERSON — Henry Lee Best, 80, of 1671 Willow Lane, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at his residence.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 18, at Dickies Grove Baptist Church by Pastor Jeanette Floyd. Interment will follow in the Best Family Cemetery in Clinton.

Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service and at the church one hour prior to the service

The family is receiving friends at the residence.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service

 

Mary C. Bowen

WARRENTON — Mary Coleman Bowen, 83, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Fairview Cemetery by the Rev. Rob Evans.

The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Blaylock Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.

 

Sallie K. Dickerson

WARRENTON — Sallie Kearney Dickerson, 71, of 1181 Parktown Road, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Boyd’s Funeral Services in Warrenton.

 

Sylvester Harris Jr.

NORLINA — Sylvester Harris Jr., 72, of 302 Duke Drive, died Thursday, July 11, 2014, at his residence.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Ridgeway Baptist Church by Pastor Willie T. Ramey III. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service and at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family is receiving friends at 144 Dortch Loop Road, Manson.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service

 

Marion T. Hull

WARRENTON — Marion T. Hull, 85, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Warrenton Baptist Church by the Rev. Tom Bodkin.

The family will receive friends Saturday at the church following the service.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.